Bible: Genesis 9:3-6

9:3 You may eat any moving thing that lives. 1  As I gave you 2  the green plants, I now give 3  you everything.

9:4 But 4  you must not eat meat 5  with its life (that is, 6  its blood) in it. 7  9:5 For your lifeblood 8  I will surely exact punishment, 9  from 10  every living creature I will exact punishment. From each person 11  I will exact punishment for the life of the individual 12  since the man was his relative. 13 

9:6Whoever sheds human blood, 14 

by other humans 15 

must his blood be shed;

for in God’s image 16 

God 17  has made humankind.”

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